Avial | How to make Avial

By Sheena Omana Narayanan  |  24th Oct 2016  |  
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About Avial Recipe

Avial is originated from South India and is very common in Kerala and Tamil Nadu cuisine. It is a thick mixture of vegetables,grated coconut and seasoning with coconut oil and curry leaves

Avial is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Avial by Sheena Omana Narayanan has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Avial at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Avial takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Avial is a good option for you. The flavour of Avial is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Avial on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Avial recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Avial

  • Drum Stick -2 nos remove the peel and cut in medium size
  • Elephant Yam:- cut thinly and medium in size
  • Brinjal:- Cut in thin long pieces
  • Jerkins:- Cut in thin long pieces
  • colacassia:- cut in thin long pieces
  • Beans:- cut in medium pieces
  • yellow pumpkin:- cut in thin long pieces
  • Snake guard:- cut in to thin long pieces
  • Chinese potato:- cut in to thin long pieces
  • Bottle Gaurd:- cut in to thin long pieces
  • Yellow cucumber:- cut in to thin long pieces
  • potato:- cut in to thin and lon pieces
  • curry leaves few sprig
  • water:- 1 cup
  • coconut oil
  • salt as per your taste
  • turmeric:- 1tsp
  • green chillies:- 3 nos
  • Cummin Seeds:- 1 tsp
  • shallots:- 7-8pieces
  • grated coconut:- 1 bowl
  • Raw mango/tamarind/Yoghurt

How to make Avial

  1. Coarsely grind grated coconut, green chillies,shallots and cummin seeds. (Please do not make the paste). Set aside
  2. Put all rest all vegetables in big pot, pour water ,salt and turmeric.
  3. Mix well and cover it with the lid and cook until vegetable turn soft but not messy
  4. Once the vegetables is cooked add Mango slices (1 small mango cut in to slices), stir once again cover and allow it cook for 2 mins
  5. Add coarsely ground masala stir once again and allow it to cook for another 2 mins.
  6. Pour some coconut oil on top of the veggies add curry leaves and cover immediately with lid and turn off the flame
  7. Let the lid stay covered for 10 mins to set whole coconut oil aroma in to it.

My Tip:

For sourness you can either use curd, mango or tamarind pulp

Reviews for Avial (2)

Harriet Thomasa year ago

elephant yum is chenna.

Taahira Laiq2 years ago

what is elephant yum dear?

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